Ministry’s Department of Information and Mass Communication told
Interfax: ‘The SAM combat squads of the Moscow Region aerospace
forces have put the new S-400 Triumph air defense missile system into
service, and have gone on combat duty for the air defense of Moscow
and the central industrial region of Russia.
main task of the anti-aircraft missile troops of the Russian
Aerospace Forces is air defense and protecting vital state, military,
industry and energy facilities, as well as the Armed Forces troops
and transport communications, from aerospace attacks.’
S-400 was designed as a protective mechanism against airstrikes.
according to RT.
US tanks and armoured vehicles have started arriving in Poland today
as part of the biggest American military reinforcement in Europe for
decades, according to the BBC.
will carry out exercised in the Baltics as part of their tour as part
of the Obama administration’s response to Russia’s intervention
in the Ukraine.
will last nine months before troops rotate, but whether or not they
will remain under Trump’s regime remains to be seen.
Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of defense, retired Marine
General James Mattis, will face questions about his views on a wide
range of topics at a Senate confirmation hearing Thursday.
is widely admired within defense and foreign policy circles and is
expected to easily win a vote of approval by the Senate Armed